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Advising

A variety of resources for academic advising and support are available to undergraduate students in the College of Engineering.  Throughout their undergraduate career students can access supplemental advising and support through Engineering Advising.  We’re here to make sure you don’t make the journey alone.

Engineering Advising is Moving!

Starting Monday, December 17, 2018, we are moving to 180 Rhodes Hall. Our phone number will remain the same (607-255-7414).

Office Closed and Temporary Space

Starting Monday, December 17th, we will be physically closed to allow for a three day move. We will not have access to our phones during this time. However, the Advising staff will be temporarily located in 201 Carpenter Hall, in the Engineering Career Center, for Monday, December 17th and Tuesday, December 18th.

We will hold drop-in advising between 9am-11:30am and 1:30pm-3pm. We can be temporarily reached during those two days at the Engineering Career Center phone number (607-255-5006). Please ask for Engineering Advising when you call. We can also still be reached at our individual email addresses and our advising email at adv_engineering@cornell.edu.

Tentative Opening in Rhodes Hall

We plan to open in our new space in 180 Rhodes Hall on Thursday, December 20th, but we will keep you informed of any changes to this schedule.

Engineering Advising implements the academic policies of the College Curriculum Governing Board (CCGB). The professional academic advisors provide a variety of advising services and programs to assist students in achieving their undergraduate academic and personal goals. Engineering Advising and CCGB evaluate good academic standing for unaffiliated students at the end of each semester and support students through the affiliation process during sophomore year.

Engineering Advising strives to:

  • Ensure that students have the information, counsel, and resources to succeed;

  • Provide accurate and current information to current Engineering students, potential Engineering students, and other interested students regarding major, College, and University degree requirements, polices, procedures, rules, and regulations;

  • Work in partnership with Engineering faculty advisors, peer advisors, administration and staff, as well as faculty from other Cornell colleges and schools and various other University entities, in order to promote student success within the College;

  • Work with students in an environment emphasizing the developmental process of student growth and success;

  • Keep abreast of relevant academic advising, student development, and related research and literature to constantly improve our services to students;

  • Promote the shared responsibility of academic advising between the student and the advisor;

  • Evaluate and assess our programs and services.

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